Introducing the Foundation's
Ella Fitzgerald
Memorial Scholars

2020 Recipients Fall Semester

Samara Joy McLendon

Bronx, NY

Purchase College, State University of New York

Major: Jazz Voice

Mentors/Advisors: Prof. Pete Maliverni and Alexis Cole

www.purchase.edu

Yancy Garcia

Brooklyn, NY

Purchase College, State University of New York

Major: Jazz Voice

Mentors/Advisors: Prof. Pete Maliverni and Alexis Cole

www.purchase.edu

Brandon Seaforth

Durham, North Carolina

North Carolina Central University, An historic HBCU in Durham, North Carolina

Major: Jazz Voice

Mentors/Advisors: Prof. Lenora Helm Hammonds, Vocal Jazz

www.nccu.edu

Jawan Davidson

Bronx, NY

North Carolina Central University, An historic HBCU in Durham, North Carolina

Major: Jazz Studies

Mentors/Advisors: Prof. Lenora Helm Hammonds, Vocal Jazz

www.nccu.edu

Jane Chun

Los Angeles, CA

LOS ANGELES CITY COLLEGE Established in 1929 in the historic East Hollywood section of L.A

Major: Nursing

Mentors/Advisors: Robert Schwartz, ED

Organization: The LACC Foundation

www.laccfoundation.org

Krystal Elena

Los Angeles, CA

THE EL NIDO FAMILY CENTERS Greater Los Angeles

Krystal began at L.A. Pierce College and is now studying at U.C. Riverside

Mentors/Advisors: Richard Doran

www.elnido.org

Jimmy Hernandez

Los Angeles, CA

SALVATION ARMY RED SHIELD YOUTH CENTER In L.A.'s historic Pico-Union neighborhood

Major: Jazz Voice

Mentors/Advisors: Patty and Cassandra at Red Shield

www.laredshield.org

Jermaine Paul

Los Angeles, CA

Cal State Northridge

Major: Jazz Bass

Scholarship Coordinator: Michael Ryan, Senior Director of Development at the Mike Curb College

www.csun.edu

J. Hunter LaMar

Los Angeles, CA

Long Beach City College

Major: Jazz

Mentor: Prof. Andrea Calderwood (a former EF Scholar!)

www.lbcc.edu